A Renovated Midcentury With a Serene Backyard Seeks $4.9M in Santa Barbara, CA

Sliding glass doors connect the bright interior to a landscaped outdoor area with a built-in barbecue and firepit situated on a 1.9-acre lot.
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Location: 2010 Las Tunas Road, Santa Barbara, California

Price: $4,875,000

Year Built: 1957

Footprint: 2,763 square feet (four bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths)

Lot size: 1.9 acres

From the agent: "A 1957 midcentury modern by acclaimed architect Peter Edwards with 2022 modernization by Dylan Henderson of Salt Architecture. Dramatic ceiling details, open-living floor plan and oversize picture windows showcasing our amazing Santa Barbara vistas will move your senses. Perfectly positioned on 1.9 magical acres on America’s Riviera offering deep views of our Santa Barbara foothills. The four-bedroom, three-and-a-half bath main house has been meticulously remodeled. New plumbing, electrical, roof, HVAC, kitchen, bathrooms, windows, and floors. Art studio and workshop located behind carport. Mature oaks and pine trees grace the property. Room for a pool. Located within minutes to Santa Barbara and Montecito."

Acclaimed Santa Barbara architect Peter Edwards built the single-story residence at 2010 Las Tunas Road in 1957 as his personal home.

The midcentury-modern dwelling underwent a recent renovation by local firm Salt Architecture.

A small partition between the brick fireplace and small set of stairs creates a partial divide between the sunken living room and the dining area. 

The open kitchen overlooks the nearby living/dining areas. In addition to updated appliances, the spacious cooking area includes a long, U-shaped countertop positioned around a central island.

The concealed refrigerator/freezer blends in with the dark-wood cabinetry throughout the kitchen and bar area. Sliding glass doors connect the space to the backyard.

The 2,763-square-foot home includes four bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths.

A double-sink vanity sits near a large, walk-in shower with a built-in bench and freestanding tub in the principal bath. 

Salt Architecture installed new floors and windows throughout the home.

Walls of windows connect the various living spaces to the mountainous Santa Barbara landscape.

The flat-roofed home sits on a 1.9-acre lot with a landscaped yard that offers a built-in barbecue, firepit, and multiple patios. There is also a detached art studio behind the carport.

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